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    December 17, 2012
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top story this morning. the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. president obama traveled to new town to come for the families of those killed at sandy hooke elementary. he also took part in an emotional memorial service for the victims last night. we will now go witlive with rene mars mr sh from new town. >> the nation continues to mourn. the first funerals for two of the students will be held today. >> we will never forget. on
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sunday morning more than 2000 people came out. >> we offer you our tears and our pain. hour anour anger and our sour. >> we will share with you and try to ease this heavy burden. >> the president's stated that more needs to be done to protect our children. >> these tragedies must end. and in that we must change. >> they just told us here in connecticut that both the school and a home where adam
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used to live will be shutdown and closed indefinitely. they said that they will still be considered a crime scenes definitely for months. he stated that it will be up to the town officials to decide what to do with sandy hooke middle school after the investigators have cleared up. they stated they're not sure whether not the school where never open again ripple >> we have been mired in the press conference where the lieutenant spoke about the latest on their investigation. >> we are holding both crime scenes the school and the home and definitely. we will hold these places until we have completed our work. this is not to read anything into it is just common practice. we have a hold on
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to these crimes things as long as it is needed. we have begun processing the evidence and analyzing it. we will have that analyze every round of ammunition. >> we are expecting to hear from police once again at 9:00 a.m.. >> authorities say that multiple 30 round magazines and hundreds of bullets were found at the connecticut school. that suggests that the gunman was planning an even more gruesome massacre, but was stopped short. police say that the shooter, adam lanza had to handguns, a glock 10 mm and
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a sig sauer 9 mm, and na bushmaster assault rifle. a shotgun was also found in the car lanza drove to the school. >> they started going and heightened alert as soon as everyone realize what was going on at connecticut. the lights behind may issue on whether they will start in about a couple of minutes. that will have grief counselors here if they would need someone to talk to. this was provided all
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over the school district not just here in the bay area but all over. here in the bay area. a sampras's go unified school district is assuring the parents and staff will be on hand for soon as allied of friday's tragic shooting. many of the bay area school districts are also the same. >> a lot of parents are still keeping their children home until they hear from the school district. i will give you more reaction coming up. >> at 7 05 a1 a change gears to our weather and traffic. >> we have been monitoring
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101 northbound due to an accident. it has since cleared. two lanes attlee's were blocked while the chp worked to clear the accident. that accident is now gone but the drive time at one time was over 40 minutes has now dropped to 21 minutes. the back of from accident has merged. here is a live look from our camera at the guadalupe. five minutes ago when i checked the traffic light here was quite slow leading up to guadalupe parkway. we may luckily return to where normal commute pattern. >> scattered showers are around the bay area. it is lit up here. we are save is from san francisco crossing
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the bay area. we are see light rain for the bridges. you should drive with extra caution. we are seeing light rain for the east shore freeway. the northern end of it we are same this up to hercules. the bulk of the wet weather has pushed his way south and in fact we are seeing a darker green on the screen that indicates heavy rain or around highway 17. >> we do have a lot cloud cover associated with this. the temperatures are not too bad it is a mild start. 53 in concord, we would not see much change in the numbers as we head into the afternoon. i will break down the numbers coming up in the
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next report. >> seminal 7:00 a.m.. we will be right back in a moment. sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda. thank you.
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>> is this 7:10 a.m.. president obama offered condolences and words of comfort sunday night to people of new town born a
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moving memorial service. he commemorated the school's staff who did not flinch when danger are ride in the halls of sandy hooke elementary school. >> we know that there were teachers who kept steady through all. they reassure the students to let them know that the good guys were coming. they told the students to show them their smiles. >> and president obama also read aloud the names of those killed inside the school. man mr. obama added that he would use the power of the presidency to make changes to prevent more tragedies like what happened on friday. >> police teamed up with youth groups for a gun buyback program in the east bay just a day after the school shooting massacre in connecticut. nearly 200 cars
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with guns in their trunks waited hours to turn in guns for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. it was one the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropping off their firearms. for each gun turned in, the owner received $200, no questions asked. the oakland police say that this was one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city. several hundreds of guns were turned in and many still moved by friday shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the s f p d received a call around 3:00 a.m. this morning for reports of a home invasion robbery. this
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incident occurred on the 1600 block of slow boulevard. three suspects into the home and tied up the family robbing them of many belongings. the victims were not injured-that's it is unclear how many fell members live in the home and it is not clear their ages. the three suspects are being described as black male adults that were wearing masks. the s f p d is asking the public for help if they haven't any information that may be useful. >>
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>> it is 7:15 a.m.. let's talk about the weather. we do have wet weather outside. the rain is coming down. here is a live shot from s f o. jackie what is the situation? >> it is dry write-down and a i am not where my rain jacket just yet. for most of the morning until about 5:30 a.m. we had a pretty steady rain and then it stopped about a half hour ago. i was inside the terminal not too long ago and the good news is that it has not had any affect on the people flying. we will see a lot of crowds and and it's time we have weathered changes its can obviously put a damper on travel. so far we are
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keeping our fingers crossed. for now it is dry and i am not putting away my rain jacket just yet. >> there are 45 betted delay it is pretty light right now. it is not a lot for you to concern yourself with. it is not due to the rain but the poor visibility. there is light rain leaving san francisco the looks like we're starting to dry out for the east shore freeway. did not put your umbrellas up just yet. along the
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coastline highway 1 just south of half moon bay. the green on your screen is a little bit darker which indicates heavier rain being produced. >> we will continue to see scattered showers for rest of the morning. we saw up to a quarter of a edge.n inch. rain chances will taper off later on for the day. if there will be an isolated pop-up shower but we will be dry for the evening ride home. it is 50s across the board. fairfield and at 54 degrees. we will not warm-up for much. will only gain a couple of degrees. we will see breaks of sunshine
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and 56 for san rafael. fremont is coming in at 59 degrees. >> wet weather will be to the everyday with that exception of winds that.wednesdg changes to talk about the weather center and we will have more on that and a moment. >> right now we're not tracking any hot spots but we are still looking as slow traffic around the bay area. here at the bay bridge toll plaza nothing lighter than usual. it is backed up to the macarthur mayes. it is 22 to 23 minutes. 880 is even a slow approach this morning. if you're ride to the san mateo bridge it is starting to slow down and we notice that the drive time was 11 to 13 minutes but now it has moved up to 50
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minutes. it is likely that within this hour we will see once again stop and go conditions for the toll plaza. with drive * 22 minutes or higher. the volume is building for the southbound 1 01 drive. >> it is 24 minutes from hercules to berkeley. 680 is starting to slow to a the san ramon valley. the 580 ride westbound as even had a coming out of livermore. here in the south bay hour hot spot is 1 01. it has cleared up. the north bay ride is starting to show some signs of slowing
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between the golden gate bridge. the drive time is now 32 minutes. >> here is last night's visual at the newtown high school and connecticut. there were standing room only for the first responders. 20 children were shot and killed and six school employees. the fire fighters and the paramedics were there to remember all the victims. >> later on this morning newtown, connecticut will remember the first to bet
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the spirit of his family's stated that he liked the new york's giants victor cruz. >> deng's are unfortunate and they do not always go as planned. i just want them to stay strong and focus. ti will do what i can town of the family. >> yesterday's game crews wrote his name on his cleats and he put a similar message on his glove. he stated that he was told by his parents the they were thinking about burying him in the new york giants jersey. he stated that he will plan to visit the families and that he will bring them up the cleats that he wore and his glove. >> it is 7:22 a.m. and will take a break.
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>> will get you caught up on bay area sports periods on
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the field last night the 49ers punch to their tickets to the playoffs. in doing so, but they took control of their own destiny for the rest of the season. the 49ers stock early and often. they were up 24 to three colin kaepernick finance michael crabtree for the touchdown and a 28 point lead. up 31 to three. but that's when tom brady and the patriots will cut. new england rattled off four straight touchdown drives up the 49ers recovered. the 49ers withstand the freezing rain and a stunning comeback by the new england. the patriots had not lost a dec. home game in 10 years. the
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49ers 141 to party for periods >> sebastian janikowski kicked five field goals, darren mcfadden rushed for 110 yds in oakland raiders shut out kansas city for the second time ever, beating the chiefs' 15 to 0 on sunday. the raiders overwhelmed the under may and cheese to snap a six game losing streak. >> we will be right back.
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i and we are back. our roof
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cam marshall issue gray skies and light drizzle. how long will last? >> probably for rest of the morning. we do have the potential for isolated showers as we head into afternoon. most of the rain is moving from the area. storm tracker for the there's not much in san francisco. we're seeing light rain from the east shore freeway through berkeley. it really just depends on where you are located. the heavier rain right now is highway 17 and up into the santa cruz mountains. temperatures are mild side. mid '50s as you head out the door. we do have the potential for rain but it will be a mixture of
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sun and clouds. >> later on tonight it will be dry for most of the bay area and i will tell you what is on tap for letter on in the week. >> slow traffic down. the drive time has shot up to 80 minutes moving toward 22 minutes. we're starting to approach the peak for the drive on 92 and the westbound direction. the back of bridges to the edge of the macarthur mayes. the drive times remain above 22 minutes even from the shore freeway. if the golden gate bridge traffic is still moving well and we are still problems free through marin county on 1 01 southbound. the drive time from here is 33 minutes. >> the time now 731 a and
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carry it >> public divorce paperwork have just been released by officials, showing that the mother of the connecticut school shooter, adam lanza had the authority to make all the decisions regarding his upbringing. the divorce was finalized in september of 2009, when lanza was 17. the divorce agreement gave nancy lanza $265,000 in alimony last year. the papers make no mention of any mental health and illness regarding asam lanz a. >> one of the victims was a teacher and we take a moment to remember the teacher and her heroic efforts to save the children. the family stated that they're not
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surprised by what she did. >> she would not hesitate to save anyone. especially children. she love those kids more than life. she would deftly put herself in front of the midday for any reason. it does not surprise anybody that new the key. >> in this time of tragedy many bay area families are taking the time to appreciate momma's been with their loved ones. parents say the tragedies like these remind them about how grateful they are for the precious holiday momma's with their kids. >> i cannot even imagine what these families are going through. so to be here with my family i am really
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blessed and happy. >> i was at a mall in oregon, and a religious brings you back to what is most important allies. family is the most important. my heart goes out to them and i chose to spend some time with my family or his policies in. >> many parents also say that tragedies like this really remind them of what is most important allies and that is family. >> two days after the connecticut school shooting police in swat a deer were back on the streets in newtown fall when a bomb threat at st. rose of lima church. authorities searched the church in nearby buildings and did not find anything suspicious. eight of the youth victims in the shooting attended st. rose of lima church as well as
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the shooter, adam lanza and his mother. >> connecticut authorities say people are posting and accurate information on social media sides in the wake of the school shouldn't tragedy. they say that there are people who are posing as a shooter, mimicking the crime scene and the criminal activities. federal authorities are taking these issues seriously and will treat them as crimes. authorities said those who are called posting fake and threat imposed will be prosecuted. >> here in the bay area the san francisco unified school district is assuring parents that staff will be on hand for students and like a fried is tragic shooting. many of the bay area school districts are doing the same.
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>> that want to make sure that when school starts that the school be on lockdown other than the front entrance. they will have to be buster and that will need to sign in. he stated that they get one extra policemen on had even before this happened in connecticut. he stated that because of the school district's budget and the constraints from the police department this is why the teachers have to be vigilant keep their eyes open. they are asking all of their faculty members to be aware of their environment. the kids are just arriving at school and i did check with him to see on how would they respond if the kids want to know what happened in connecticut and if that were allowed to talk with that children. >> he stated that he will
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not that he is leaving that up to the parents to talk to their children that. they say the they do have policies about that. i will bring you sound from the principal. i'll let you know what the school district here is doing so that the children here are safe. >> the effects of the shooting are also here in the bay area and throughout the walls of congress. >> the topic of gun control and not even mentioned during the presidential race and today the issue is front and center. and this is a typo weapon that was used in the sandy hooke elementary school shooting. a bushmaster ar-15 this weapon was banned on the federal assault weapons ban. which was enacted in 1994.
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it expired 10 years later in 2004. congress was unable to, with enough votes to renew it. this weapon is banned in california and connecticut and actually had its own version of the federal assault weapons ban in place. the maker of this weapon bushmaster made modifications to it so it was in fact sold legally to the shooter's mother. california senator dianne feinstein is calling for congress to pass an even stricter assault weapons ban. >>
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the dow jones industrial average--the stock was over $700 per share let us take a
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live look out a form of creek we have showers coming down. nothing heavy but it is scattered around the bay. we will do with that as you head out the door. >> the bay area's favorite way to bring in the new year is always with kron 4 we will bring you the best part is the best fireworks off from the comfort of your own couch. tune in to kron fours live show with catherine heenan and garyradncih
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7:45 a.m. is a time now the top stories we're following school is closed today at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, conn. after last week's shooting that left 26 people dead. >> authorities say multiple 30 round magazines and hundreds of bullets were found at the connecticut school. it is unclear if the school ever reopen. >> that suggest that the gunman was planning an even worse gruesome massacre, but was stopped short. >> there are signs of progress in the fiscal cliff talks. house speaker john boehner is offering one trillion dollars in higher tax revenue over its tenure. >> white house and congressional aides worked as we can on ways to avoid
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the fiscal cliff. >> and the bay area is waking up to wet weather this morning. >> that is right dari a it is a gloomy start to the morning spirit storm tracker 4 showing scattered showers around the bay area. that will continue to push east. some light rain approaching daly city. around 380 interchange. we are picking up light rain in portions of the east bay. . the showers will continue to approach from the coast and pushed their way east. some light rain making its way out of highway one past pescadero pushing closer to cupertino and sunnyvale. >> the heaviest rain in santa cruz mountains highway 17 a treacherous ride. drive with extra caution. and take a bit of extra time on the freeways is morning. >> satellite and radar shows the bigger picture rain
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pushing our area. a lot of cloud cover associated with this system. not too much moisture. when the main cold front pushes through we will see a lot of cool air in moderate the bay area. futurecast 4 shows off and on showers and isolated pop of shower later today. it looks like the rain will start to take brawl. >> off we are seeing some snow in the sierra. we have a winter weather advisory until 10:00 p.m. tonight. when speeds between 20 and 30 m.p.h.. here is a look at your afternoon highs. not much different from your current temperatures. will gain a couple of degrees in fairfield at 57. 64 oakland. 56 for richmond. 58 in hayward. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain pretty much every day unsettled weather sticks in the bay area. >> wednesday i do not think we will see any rain mainly clear skies and a cold morning with in los possibly dipping down into the upper 20s. rain retain its to our
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forecast by thursday. we will continue its steady rain lasted until the weekend. >> 7:49 a.m. that is your weather. here's traffic with george. >> we talked about the possibility of a lighter than usual commute. we have had heavy traffic now especially for the east shore freeway. also interstate 80. the drive time coming in at 39 minutes from hercules to berkeley. with a lot of stop and go. there was an incident here a minor one hours ago. a simple stock. that is not the reason for the heavy traffic. there is also heavy traffic into the macarthur maize the bay bridge back up bridge in light to highway 24. here on 980 an accident reported in the westbound direction leading down to the nimitz freeway. that the start to back up the highway onto highway 24. >> in the south bay plenty of slowing on a one northbound. i was with a camera shot. i did notice it
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was low of 1 01. a every right in the south bay. getting back to the traffic map we would jump to the north bay the 101 marin widride is starting to slow the 437. >> speaking of the bridges our bridge check start with the san mateo bridge. take a look westbound traffic is just pick up in the last moment or two where it was stopped and go at the toll plaza. the drive times are still 18 minutes posted for the san mateo bridge heading to foster city. >> for the bay bridge westbound imagine back up to the macarthur maize slow from the shore freeway. 22- 24 minute drive time to the average. >> for the golden gate bridge a little heavier in the southbound direction no backups across the span. for south bound ride. >> thank you george. bay area head line chevron
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official said they're replacement pipe being installed at the rich and refinery will resist attack of corrosion that led to the blaze back in august. >> investigators with the u.s. chemical safety board has asked chevron to justify its decision to use a metal alloy pipes to replace the carbon steel pipe destroyed in august. the federal agency is worried because out archives approach to corrosion. >> however, chevron insist that this new pipe leads all industry and fire safety standards and would resist attack for roles in the cause the last fire in august. >> 7:51 a.m. is a time i want to take a look at what is going on in washington state. they have had a big storm. this was over the weekend. >> there were drivers that were stranded because of the high winds and low visibility. as been ousted as with reconditions is already cost the death of one driver. >> authorities said the roads were so bad that both directions of highway 90
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that runs through seattle had to be shut down while the crews are working on applying for the snow. >> president obama will nominate massachusetts senator john kerry as the next secretary of state. the cabinet has been considered a favorite from all sides of the aisle word of the selection comes two days after previous front runner you in an ambassador sunrise to withdrew her name from consideration. gop leaders were angered over accounts wise man about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> if confirmed carry will praise hillary clinton who will step down in the near future. a formal announcement could come as early as next week. >> house speaker john boehner the offer to raise income-tax rates for americans earning more than $1 million a year. >> the move is a concession in negotiations with president barack obamas to avoid the fiscal cliff the
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fast approaching in the timber tax cuts. >> but the offer falls short of the president's demands for a rate increase on households earning more than $250,000. >> of new suggest a possible breakthrough in the standoff to reduce the nation's huge debt problem, a spokesman for better says a deal is not imminent. >> coming up on the kron 4 news live look outside. a live look from the james lick freeway as you look out at san francisco you cannot make it out we have rain coming down again the commute slick as you head out the door. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world
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welcome back the time is 7:56 a.m. a lot of people talk about gun control after what happened on friday in new town conn. >> did you know that children ages 5 to 15 in america are 13 times as likely to be murdered with guns as children compared to kids in other industrialized countries? >> that is according to a public health specialist at harvard. in australia in 1996, a mass killing of 35 people lead to a national fire arms agreement. the buyback of guns and tighter
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gun rules for licensing as a storage. after 14 years of that law going into effect, there is been not been one shooting. canada requires a 28 day waiting period to buy a handgun, and imposes a clever safeguard: umpire should have the support of. >> your vet says she is not sure of what a lot were waiting to hear what accomplished just get rid of assault weapons we need to find some answers soon. >> thank you and me. >> is 7:57 a.m. we will be back with more in a couple of minutes as we take a faa look at the fog and rain in walnut creek.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at a in starts now. >> thank you for joining us
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on this monday november 17th. the top story is the tragedy in newtown conn. new video just as if kron 4 of the home of lanza . renee marsh is live in town conn we have new information. >> state police say the investigation could take months. there are still interviewing witnesses, analyzing evidence, and crime scenes remain close. >> the new town community is preparing to bury those killed in friday's horrific attack. monday to sandy hook students will be laid to rest. >> 6 year-old jack pinto and six drolled noah pozner. >> i can tell you it broke our hearts that we could not save them all. >> students in the area will return to class tuesday except for sandy hook.
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faculty will be meeting monday to discuss how and when to resume classes'. >> meanwhile, authorities are working on round-the- clock to interview witnesses and processing evidence. >> every facet of the weapons will be analyzed. every single round of ammunition will be looked at. >> on sunday more than 2000 people came together for a memorial service to remember the 26 lives cut short at sandy hook elementary school. a party save 20 euro adam, lanza his way into the building and opened fire. >> the portion of sadness that we can share with you to ease its heavy load will gladly bear. >> the president praised the community for pulling together and said more needs to be done to protect our children. >> the strattragedy's most in pier into in them we must change. >> the question is will the
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doors at sandy hook elementary school every open to students. that remains to be seen. we are live this morning in new tam conn i'm renee marsh back to you. >> new this morning the schools in the district in connecticut the district is to close today. the plan is to be open the schools tomorrow. now these are all the schools is that of course sandy hook. the lieutenant said the classrooms will be a crime scene for months. >> we are holding both crime scenes school in the secondary crime scene indefinitely. we have seized it under search warrants and we will hold those locations so we can complete our work as we feel it is a program to let them go. >> not to read anything into that it is common practice to do that to hold on to the crime scene as long as it is needed for investigatory purposes. we have begun
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processing the evidence analyzing the evidence. as i stated yesterday the weaponry every single facet of the weapon will be analyze. every single round of ammunition will be examined and analyzed. >> that was from a briefing this morning the next briefing will be around 9:00 a.m. this morning and we will carry that live as soon as it happens. >> what we do know about the shooting of party safe multiple third round magazines and hundreds of bullets were found at the connecticut school. >> that suggest that the gunman was planning an even more gruesome massacre, but was stopped short. >> place and the shooter, adam lanza had to handguns, a glock 10 mm and a 6 hour 9 mm and a bushmaster assault rifle. >> a shotgun was also found in the car plants and drove to the school. >> this is a photo of
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lanaza mother and nancy lanzq . authorities say she was shocked in her home. >> in the aftermath of this gun-control is once again in the spotlight. senator dianne feinstein says in the next conversation she will introduce legislation to get what she calls weapons of war off the streets. she helped jab in the 1994 assault weapon ban that was signed into law by president clinton. it expired a decade later in congress did not have enough votes to renew it. >> the sow for cisco school district is is sharing the students will be safe and ok. many other bay area's core business are doing the same in the wake of the connecticut shooting. will tran has the latest on what is going on.
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>> we saw dozens of parents dropping off their kids this morning giving their kids the extra tied of giving them a kiss. we got a chance to talk to the principle obviously school was in session on friday when we heard about this on the west coast. the principal said they immediately talk to the teachers and told them what to do and what not to do. i got a chance to ask did they do anything extra zero of the wicked are they doing anything now to make sure the kids are safer than they were on friday. here's what he had to say. >> we're going to reinforce the plans we already have in place. all the exterior doors except for the main engines are locked. we will have people posted to make sure any visitors to the class or more schools are getting visitor badges and making sure we know everyone that is in the classroom. >> we also have in the event of a horrible turns we have what we call locked on procedures in place for children are protected. you
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cannot help but react on an emotional level. when you think about what happened-- we dedicate our allies to bettering the lives of children. and to think that those children cannot have that opportunity in their future. is a horrible feeling. >> what he is doing he is asking for teachers and the faculty members. i can tell you they are talking to the administrators letting them know to keep their eyes open. thank you will. >> the time is 8 06 a.m. we will go to of george to get a latest the the traffic in any hot spots. >> well dara we are looking at a number of them around the east and south bay. for the star with a close-up look at the east tour freeway and interstate 80 in the westbound direction. the
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drive time is 39 minutes from hercules to berkeley. it could from time to time should of of of 40 minutes. the macarthur maize very heavy leading into the bay bridge. there was an accident here on 980 westbound it has been backing up the ride. it is affecting the commute coming in on the nimitz freeway and on interstate 580. a slow ride here on highway 24 westbound out of walnut creek. heavy traffic out of pleasant hill on six a south bound. the westbound 5 a ride look at it 62 to 70 minutes as a dry time being clocked from the 2 05 interchange out to the dublin interchange. >> and the south bay slowing here is slow. i guess we lost our shot. we did have a look at the ride of 101 in the northbound direction it was heavy as well. >> and george is still raining some light showers described as a heavy drizzle. in the east bay along the peninsula it looks like it is crossing the bay
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now. we are picking up some rain in san leandro and alameda. >> as we turn our attention to the east shore freeway light rain be reported were 88580. when a user when show why for for interstate 680 at 24. for those of you coming in and out of of a creek. >> we still have some oysters sitting offshore that will push its way closer and hit landfall. >> again showers will taper off as we head into the afternoon. >> tomorrow we have the potential for more rain on the way chilly morning lows. as we look ahead unstable weather continues to run the bay area. at 8:08 a.m. we have to take a quick break the kron 4 morning news will be right back stay with us.
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we're back with a quick check of the markets. stocks opened higher this morning. and are still trading in positive territory. >> investors have been watching u.s. budget talks on capitol hill and their liking the fact that house speaker john boehner is willing to compromise to some extent. >> proposed to raise taxes on people making more than a million dollars a year. that is far short of what the president wants. but investors are hoping it is a sign that both sides are coming closer to a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> we will watch the numbers said it developed a lot the day. >> thank you james gearing up for the holiday is expected to be the busiest day of the year for the postal service. the postal
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service says an estimated 655 million cards, letters and packages will be processed nationwide today. >> are those will still need to mail things out want to skip the line, 24 hours of kiosk are available at several post office. >> the time now is 8:12 a.m. we will be back with more in a minute. the us look at the bay bridge. it is try to dry out. the roadways are still wet and you do have a little bit of weight. we will be right back. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t.
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welcome back. rain in the bay area a powerful winter storm of to our north. the power forward to storm is wreaking havoc for motors and washington state. >> a party say unprepared driver found themselves stranded over the weekend to heavy snow, high winds and limited visibility. >> has been ousted as the preconditions is already cost the death of one driver. >> a party said the roads are so that the bolt threads of highway 90 their rosters seattle had to be shut down while crews worked to plow through the snow. >> off let us take a look here to san mateo bridge traffic looks good. gray skies and some rain around the bay. right now that the san mateo is 53 degrees. 57 for the high end and we drop down at 8:00 p.m. after dinner it would be 52 degrees erica. >> that is right is a gloomy start to the morning. storm
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tracker 4 is showing some light rain or brown the bay area we are catching a dry break for the north bay however, still some scattered showers south of san francisco. >> a lot of the moisture will head east and still picking up light rain for the easter freeway at around richmond. >> you will need to use your windshield wipers not too much rain out of the system. it is not very morris may be a quarter of an inch for the north bay less than a 10th of an inch for the rest of the bay area. interstate 680 where it meets high with 24 coming in and out of one of creek seeing some spotty showers stretching from the coastline highway one at half moon bay into redwood city in portions of palo alto. we're seeing light rain been reported on highway 17 after the santa cruz mountains. >> here is a wider view of south and radar and lot of cloud cover associated with this system. it continues to move through, once a cold front pushes through a lot of cool air will filter into
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the bay area. our morning lows will drop significantly tomorrow and into wednesday. >> in the meantime, let us stick to futurecast 4 a day of light rain lead 3 showers. that will be the case throughout the day. we are not picking up much moisture by lunchtime but we have the potential for a pop up isolated showers. false because the conditions we will face a break with sunshine. we have in winter weather advisory in effect for the greater lake tahoe area. that will expire 10:00 p.m. tonight. we're seeing a snow and rain makes. with speeds sustain that 20 to 30 mi. per hour. >> temperatures in the mid- 50s. 57 for napa fairfield. 58 for hayward. the same for downtown san francisco. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows wet weather sticks around it will certainly return on thursday, wednesday mainly clear skies plenty of
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sunshine but check out the in lows. some of the protected inland valleys will drop into the upper 20s. we will continue with cool conditions and steady rain at least until the weekend. >> big changes to talk about. a 6:00 p.m. time for traffic with george. >> slowdown hot spots is heavy traffic around the bay area east bay, south bay even san francisco and the peninsula. let us start of the easter freeway 80 westbound we still are running way behind schedule. for nearly 40 minute drive times sometimes up to 45 minutes for this westbound interstate 80 ride. >> the macarthur maize is back up leading to the bay bridge toll plaza. 580 westbound heavy coming out of san leandro from highway 13. a northbound there is slow. westbound 24 solid from walnut creek and six a south as a heavy ride as well. the banot only into walnut
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creek heading west in the south ramon valley. >> from the altamonte pass to dublin. 68 is out is not an easy ride heading down to the small great either. >> slow traffic in and out of san francisco. here's a look at our james lick freeway camera this southbound traffic remains heavy all the way down to and passed the 280 interchange. it will be the north end of the candlestick causeway before you start to see things break up a bit. tracking the bridges and the bridge check the bay bridge back of slow on all the approaches. over 20 minutes drive times regardless of how you hit the bridge. >> the san mateo bridge which has been pretty bad about an hour ago is now back down to a 13 minute drive time. the golden gate bridge south looks good the ride through marin no. ran especially is still fairly heavy. drive * 45-48 minutes. from 37 to the golden gate bridge. >> thank you george just into the kron 4 morning news
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a fire in an oakland apartment building is under control this morning. >> firefighters said the top floor was engulfed in flames when crews arrived around 730 this morning. >> off they say there is heavy smoke throughout the building. the three story apartment complex is located on the 800 block of warfield ave. again the fire is now under control. >> thank you james. >> 8:20 a.m. new this morning sheriff officials say a man opened fire in a san antonio movie theater parking lot, holding one person before officer shot him inside the theater. >> the incident happened last night. sears spokesman said the man fired shots inside a nearby restaurant. then headed for the theater and shot a male in the parking lot. >> the gunman then enter the ear and fired a shot but struck no one. >> an off-duty shares they're working security at the theater shot the gunman. the suspect was taken to the hospital and not immediately charged.
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>> (cheers & applause) fall here is the scene at last night's visual it was a standing ovation for the first responders as the into the auditorium. many of them had the terrible task of attending to the violent crime scene at sandy hook elementary. >> plenty of plugs for police, firefighters and medics were there to remember the victims. >> this morning remember the heroic efforts of one teacher vicki soto . who was shot and killed friday. >> your family is not surprised by what she did that day. >> she is selfless. she loved children with a life. she was definitely put herself in front of children in the day and for any reason. it does not surprise anybody that knows vicky
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that she did that. >> she was just 27 years of a substitute teacher at the school died while shielding her students from the shooter. she had her students huddled behind her in a closet. >> in this time of tragedy bay area families have taking time to appreciate the moment they have had with their loved ones. parents say tragedies like these remind them about how grateful they are for the precious holiday moments with their kids. >> many pairs of of the tragedies like this reminder of what is most important life and that is family. it really brings you back to what is in for new life and family is really important in life. our hearts go out to them. we chose to spend some time here is the iced drink and be with one another during this holiday season. >> we also have remarks from president obama to the
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people of newtown conn as he spoke about the tragedy. >> we gather here in memory of 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults. >> they lost their lives in a school that could have been any school, a quiet town full of good and decent people that could have been any town in america. >>
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. >> on january 1st california drivers would be allowed to send text messages if they can do it handsfree. >> at least one group hopes that the state legislature to change their mind about that. >> the national safety council is calling on california lawmakers to repeal the amendment that allows for a handsfree testing option. >> police and youth group held a gun buyback program in the east bay just a day after the school shooting massacre. >> nearly 2000 cars with guns in their trucks waited for hours to turn the guns in for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. >> is one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropped off their firearms. >> for each gun turned in, the owner receives $200, no questions asked. >> a whole backside of a
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pattern wet and is it better. >> the oakland police say this went very well and it was due to the promotion they think of the event. >> we promoted earlier in want to get the word out ahead of time. >> a quick break here is the wanat the kron 4 morning news continues. looking at the golden gate bridge watching the rain and drizzle, down. >>
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>> welcome back it is a 20 9:00 a.m.. we are trying to dry out but it is cold and it is wet. to get you more news faster we will turn to our so low reporter jackie sizzle who is set as f o.
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people are already traveling for the holiday periods >> it is not to bear right now and we are starting to see the rain come down again we did have about 8 to one and have break away. we are kind of enduring tentering e bulk of the trial. this will go on to the new year. we will have a lot of travelers coming in and out of s f o. this is a time when there are a lot of families traveling with small kids. if people are also carrying packages. here s f o it kimberly be a trying time. i had a chance to talk with some travelers who are out and rates to get going with their holiday plans. i asked them what they thought about the holiday traveling. >> i have been to hawaii. offs it was easy so far i am
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super excited to get the bad weather for while. i was gone for weeks. >> i was see how aggressive the trip goes. >> i am one back to argentina. i will be born here to visit my family and friends. >> are the crowds an issue for you? >> yes, it sucks. >> this is kind of attitude that people had obviously the complicates things here. the heart of the winter is one holiday falls. when you get that water here you get bad weather on the east coast. so far this morning the
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delays are normal re. >> let's take a look of the weather. >> at least it is not heavy rain and it is not steady it is just passing showers are relatively light in nature. we are picking up some rain. you will eat your windshield wipers and we're also seeing rain in walnut creek. spotty showers for redwood city highway 1 through have moon bay. it is already a rough ride in your july years of
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extra time. we should be aware of that. we will see mostly cloudy conditions and breaks of sunshine. because of all the cloud cover the temperatures are warm side. it is at 54 degrees for san francisco. 55 degrees for oakland, 55 degrees in livermore. i will show you where these numbers will go for that afternoon. >> we're still tracking some slowdowns. especially east bay. the back of began to appear before highway 4 in the westbound direction. check out the drive times. it is 48 minutes from hercules to berkeley. westbound 24 is still backed up all the way to walnut creek. look at the
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mimicked freeway. 580 is both very heavy trying to get you into downtown oakland. he does southbound mimicked is busier than usual. no improvement yet for interstate 580 westbound. the drive time is 73 minutes. >> president obama offered condolences and words of comfort sunday night to the people newtown door and a memorial service. he commemorated the school staff who did not flinch when danger our arrived in the halls of sandy hooke elementary school. >> we know that there were other teachers who barricaded themselves in classrooms and kept steady drop. they reassured the
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students by is telling them that we will wait for the good guys. that they're coming. i wanted to show me your smiles. >> president obama also read aloud the names of those killed inside of the school. obama also add that he would use the power of presidency to make changes to prevent more tragedies like this from happening. >> new this morning. public divorce paper work have been released by officials, showing that the mother of the connecticut school shooter had the authority to make all decisions regarding his upbringing. the divorce was finalized september 2009, when lanza was 17. the papers make no mention of any mental-health illness regarding adam lanza.
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>> two days after the connecticut school shooting police and swat gear were back on the streets in new town following a bomb threat at st. rose of lima church. eight of you to victims of a shooting attended st. rose of lima church as well as the suitor, and his mother. >> connecticut authorities say that people are posting an accurate information on the social media sites in the wake of the school shooting tragedy. federal authorities are taking these issues seriously and will treat them as crimes. authorities say that those who are caught posting fake and writing post will be prosecuted. >> this is also a reminder to catch dr. phil at 10:00 a.m. after the kron 4 morning news. will be right back.
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adults that were wearing masks. that s f p d is asking the public for help if they have any information that may be useful. >> san mateo police are telling residence to secure their vehicles after a series of recent auto burglaries were reported in the downtown area. at least four cars were burglarized last weekend. police are asking residents to make sure that their vehicles are locked at all the valuable items are stored outside. >> police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at point pinole regional shoreline over the weekend. authorities say the body was found in the water near the northwest corner of the park just before a lavender is on that morning. the man's identity has not been released. anyone with information is encouraged to contact police. >> polic in oakland
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arrested ttrevel thomas for snatching a cell phone from a unsuspecting bart riders at the 12th street oakland city center bart station last tuesday. bart police arrested him at the station shortly after the incident. you're looking at video taken from the security camera that caught him in the act. according to the bart police thomas confessed to the crime and was charged with robbery. >> [ game announcer ] touchdown! and here comes the dunk.
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from hercules to berkeley. westbound traffic on highway 24 as you can see is still pretty slow. we do still have problems on a rock go away. there was an incident here that knock down some power lines and this is still time down traffic. >> the mimic freeway through oakland is still bed northbound traffic is over 30 minutes from san leandro into downtown oakland. it is 73 minutes for your ride from highway 580 in the westbound direction. this is still a very rough commute. the traffic at the 101 interchange and the 84 interchange at 92 is is very heavy. it is mostly slow into mountain view. >> take a look at the bay bridge ride we are still
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backed up but although the 880 approach is starting to open up a little bit. >> let's take a look at storm tracker 4. we're still dealing with lingering showers from the bay area. let's is a man here to see if it is raining in your neighborhood. we're starting to drag things out in san francisco. most of the rain has pushed its way to the east. rain will be from a high with four interchange down to berkeley. as we turn our attention to the east bay valleys. walnut creek is contending with some showers. rain is reported from the coast line. this is just pass highway one molding to interstate 280. we have been contending with measurable rain in the santa cruz mountains. allow
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yourself a little bit of extra time and most of the wet weather will shift to the spirit >>it's way to the east. >> will will continue to sit cloudy conditions and illogical ever associated. we do have wet winter weather a advisory in effect to 10:00 p.m. tonight and will save more like a rain snow makes. here is a look at your afternoon high. is not any much different from their current conditions. >> your kron 47 day around the bay shows that wet weather will return around thursday. it will continue into the weekend as well. >> just then. president tow,
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and the house speaker are meeting just this moment about the fiscal cliff. they are offering a trillion dollars in tax revenues and an increase for people making more than a million dollars a year. the president's plan calls for people making $250,000 a year. so wish you concede there is a big gap here. wall street is encouraged by the mold. the dow is showing a positive trading. >> the tragedy in connecticut have some people say that we should have tighter control on guns. >> even with these mass
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shootings it has become easier for most americans to carry guns or on an assault rifle. in the aftermath of connecticut voices mostly notably from a tearful president obama is calling for tighter gun control. >> if you look around everyone is in panic. i have not seeing so many people worried. >> there is sympathy for the victims. is horrible that the strip and die. >> if one of these teachers have begun, if one of them a fact remember, a janitor had a gun then bam he could've killed him. you have to allow us t ourselves. >> the guns are will not the
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ones that kill people is the person that is mentally unstable. it will be unfair because this guy was mentally unstable he's taking this away from nearby hills. >> two days before the connecticut shooting is time to consider gun-control legislation. if i took my 10 year-old son out to shoot a pigeon and then a month ago i went to the fed's best- these are traditions that go back to my grandfather i think that this is part of it. the gun culture is so deeply ingrained. almost everywhere in the united states to try to change this-as >> there is a president's. great britain ban all of their handguns due to something that happened 1996. since the connecticut
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shooting over 100,000 americans have demanded president obama to produce legislation to restrict people from buying guns. >> did you know that children ages 5 to 14 in america are 13 times as likely to be murdered with guns as children and other industrialized countries? >> that's according to a public health specialist at harvard. canada, for example, requires a 28 day waiting period to buy a handgun, and it imposes a clever safeguard. gun buyers should have the support to people vouching for them. should the u.s. consider similar gun control measures? >> if so, which measure do you prefer? >> we live in a media said where the video games and the tv is more to blame. >> guns do not kill people,
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people kill people. >> to take away the american people only line of defense against the crazy is ridiculous. our government give the drug cartels guns is in our rich. >> you can join this conversation on our kron 4 face book page. >> president obama made remarks last night to the community of new town. no >> the school officials did not hesitate. they responded
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as we all hope that we might respond in such a terrifying situation. with courage, and with love. they gave their lives to protect the children and their care.
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>> a new study shows this setting your clock ahead for daylight saving time and can lead to heart disease. they stated that it doubled on the sunday of daylight saving time compared to a typical sunday. a similar swiss study found that the chance of a heart attack increased and the first three days after the switch to daylight saving time, and
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decrease the monday after the clocks return to standard time in the fall. >> you soon may find that diet pepsi taste sweeter than normal. pepsi says that it quietly changes the sweeteners in the drinks. the goal is to help the sold to maintain is the potency of longer. cans of diet pepsi run the country now list a mix of to artificial sweeteners, a pairing that is, if found in new were diet sodas. previously, diet pepsi used only aspartame. >>
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>> we are just a few moments
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away from another briefing in newtown, connecticut. let's go live to new town this morning. >> the investigation into the schools shouldn't cut take months. the police stated the they're still in seville in witnesses and their are still analyzing the wweapons that were found at the school. they stated that they're all so analyzing the home were the shooter's mother lived. >> the newtown community is prepared to bury those who were killed and the horrific attack. students will be laid to rest. >> the first responders to
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our arrived at the scene saved many lives. i can tell you that bore our heart we could not say the mob. >> students of area will return to class on tuesday. the faculty will be meeting on monday to discuss how at when they should resume classes. meantime, the authorities are still working with witnesses and reviewing evidence. >> on sunday more than two dozen people came for the memorial service to remember the 26 lives that were cut short at sandy hooke elementary school. they stated that 20 year- old, ada lanza broken to the school and opened fire. >> whatever we can do to ease its heavy load we will gladly bear. the president praised the commended for pulling together and he
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stated that more needs to be done to protect our children. >> these tragedies must end. to in these tragedies we must change. >> the question this will sandy hooke elementary ever open its doors again? the at this point it remains unanswered. >> we are modern trend line pitchers where a press conference is going to a take place. this is a live shot. we will keep an eye on this and as soon as the officials come back we will bring a toy line. >> here in the bay area the san francisco unified school district is assuring parents that staff will be on hand
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for still is in light of friday's tragic shooting. many of the bay area school districts are doing the same. kron 4 urs will tran joins us live from alvarado elementary school in san francisco. >> sorry about that we're having problems with connecting with will will get back with him later. >> starting with the east bay these drive times have been over 40 minutes for a better part of the morning. it is still backed up to a high with four westbound. last time it was clocked it was a 48 minutes. we will take your ground east. westbound 24 is still pretty slow from the walnut creek interchange. moraga way is still shut down due to give
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yourself extra time heading so oakland international airport. it is still an one hour drive time. on to the peninsula there is an exceptionally high traffic. 101 and 92. >> 1 01 north bound is still jammed up through the south bay. highway 85 is still much slower than usual. it the only place that is easing of this on they 80 approach. >> we're looking at areas on
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storm tracker 4. there's some light rain. parts of the east at this time. which will soon on into richmond and was se walnut creek is lookg at weather conditions as well and it is basically life for most areas through this morning. we are looking at light rain for parts of san ramon and san leandro. 580 is also looking wets. the south bay have a lot of people are looking at light rain. redwood city is just looking at some light rain. is more of a heavy drizzle at best. if the temperatures are not too bad this morning and the deficit will be much cooler. san francisco is reported an average delay of 45 mellminutes to do too low
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visibility. we will have more detail on your forecast coming up. >> let's go back to will tran. >> i am an front of alvarado middle school. the children are in their class one and all doors are locked at the school not just here but that all of the schools in san francisco as well as across the bay area. if they are keeping the front entrance open but they're making sure that someone is there still have that any visitors go directly to the office and check them. i had a chance to talk with the principle earlier and i asked them what about police officers or extra security. >> i know you take your lead from the school district. but have you axed to get a
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officer here patrolling? >> we have but there are budget constraints. this is something that we have to do. no matter if we have one security person or not is still an extra set of eyes. if we have all of our teachers and our absorbers then that is a thousand pairs of eyes. we have to make sure that all about or adults are there and vigilant to make sure that whoever is on campus should be here. >> he also told me that they also reiterated the policy and the procedure so that the teachers are aware of what to do. they stated that is something like this happens then they will note to lock their individual classrooms and that there will be under lock down. he stated that they do have
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extra people round as far as people patrol the hallways just have extra eyes. >> we will be right back as kron 4 news continues. we will have an update on the fiscal cliff.
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>> here is live pictures from the white house where president obama and house speaker john boehner are
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meeting at this very minute about the fiscal cliff. the meeting comes as boehner is offering 100 trillion yen higher tax revenues over 10 years and an increase in the top tax rate on people making more than 100 million a year. the president's plan calls for increased taxes on people making more than to watch and 50,000 a year. we will see if they can strike a deal. right now wall street is encouraged by the mold. >> today is expected to be the busiest day of the year for the postal service. the postal service says an estimated 655 million cards, letters and packages will be processed nationwide today. for those who still need to mail things out want to skip the line, 24 hours self- service kiosk are available at several post offices. >> instagrams ceo kevin s
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tstrin could be a little trouble now that reports have surfaced about a near deal for twitter to buy the company earlier this year. according to reports, twitter offered to buy instagram for 5 hour and a $25 million back in march. this was three weeks before marked as the burke close a deal to buy the company for $1 billion. however, when asked during testimony if he had ever received competing offers from other companies to buy instagram, systrom claimed there were many. but sources say that systrom
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verbally agree to the twig to deal before backing out. >> we will be right back.
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>> and join us now to talk when as elders is rob black. if touching briefly on the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. in the wake of that massacre weapon makers down on top of gun policy changes. loser--diet pepsi quietly changes sweeteners. the diet pepsi is the no. 7 beverage with a 4.9% market shares, diet coke shares is at 9.6% and coke is number
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one and pepsi is no. 3. >> people will they be upset about pepsi? >> know.no. their problem because they're losing to a coke. the diet coke clearly dominates the market. >> the market share has been lost to a diet coke. we drink a lot of soul but in this company. is all about brand.
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>> here is a look pitcher storm tracker 4 we have green on the screen which ms. light rain we are looking at a few spots around the east bay. the city is dry now but we still have mostly cloudy conditions. walnut creek is looking at light rain. san ramon is looking at light rain and the south bay is looking at wets weather as well. it is more of a heavy drizzle with nothing in tents. it right now we are looking at it like by the afternoon things will start to dry out and temperatures
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right now are not to bed. tomorrow and wednesday morning we're looking as some relief cold weather. here is your look at your satellite and radar. this is the cold air that will be coming through, a letter on tonight and tomorrow as well. we will see some showers and mountain snow. there is a winter storm of morning until midnight tonight for the sierra. they're want to get four to 8 in. of snow. it will be very windy so you will meet your chains because this is a requirement. >> future cast 4 states that 10:00 this morning--by 3:00
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p.m. it will be spotty showers and will not be a washout. you will need to just carry your umbrella just in case. 57 degrees in san mateo and 60 in sunnyvale. it will be upper 50s in concord. the cold air will be settled in and it will feel very very cold. it may be a frost by three or freeze warning. we will have to watch and see what our latest models shows. there will be on and off showers and temperatures are in the upper 50s for those of you in the bay area. tomorrow will also have showers. i wednesday will be very chilly. thursday and friday is still looking unsettled. >> let's get a look at the
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traffic tie spot. we are still attracted a number of delays around the bay area. we are seeing some improvements in the drive times. interstate 80 is no longer backed up beyond high with four. the drive time is still over a half an hour. westbound 24 is still basically heavy from the walnut creek interchange. we're still reporting problems at ivoi be drive. we have seen improvements both are still heavy as usual. the mimic is still slow and not commute area. your ride on interstate 580 is still a one hour drive time from alta mount password to the dublin interchange. it has
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this been a rough a slower ride. just past the dumbarton is still remains heavy into mountain view. 101 is finally much improved and the northbound direction. here is a bridge check. it is only these they bet on a approach here. we're still backed up to the macarthur mayes scripps the san mateo bridge ride while they have a little rain the drive time is better. is back down to 13 minutes. no longer 9:23 a.m. we will be right back.
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>> that was the standing ovation given to the first responders of the new towns high-schooe sandy hook elementay school. many of them have the grisly task of turning to friday's filing crime scene. plenty of hugs for police, firefighters and max two were there to remember the victims. >> we will hear president obama as remarks and newtown. was waking up in the bay area weather
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updates. the news will return and two minutes.
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>> we are focusing on the weather as we're getting back to work. there are some people get into trouble already for the holidays. jackie sissel is at as after all this morning taking a look at conditions there. >> i am standing here and it is raining but i look to the west and see blue skies coming my way. there is a little bit of everything now. we are right in the very beginning of the holiday travel season the next couple weeks between now and new year's. we will have millions of people travelling in and out of sfo. you'll see long lines and lots of families with small kids traveling. it
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will make the process a little slower. we all expect it this time of year. even with the weather we're having here, there are minor delays may be about half hour to 45 minutes. it is not too bad. at a chance to talk to some travelers earlier this morning about traveling at this time of year. >> we are going to hawaii and it has been easy so far. we are super excited to get out the bad weather for a little while. >> so you came into this knowing what to expect? >> as far straddling? yes. it has not been bad so far but we will see how the rest of the trip goes. >> that woman was traveling to hawaii so i think any travel issues would have been tolerated this morning. this time of year, it is
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winter time and travel time. the best thing you can do is call i had it, pack your patience with you, and the understanding. >> i flew into oakland yesterday, i love it. we still see areas of light rain as you mentioned. walnut creek, lafayette you are waking up to light rain at this hour. it is not widespread, and nothing to have the and we do not expected to get heavy. please see the green we're talking white crane. much of the south bay is wet at this hour, the spots of yellow
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ourselves of more moderate rainfall. it looks like we will see the showers and light rain stick around. by the afternoon it will be probably drying out for most areas. san francisco airport, the average delay is 45 minutes at this too low visibility and clouds. it is made did these four mountain view have monday and palo alto. big changes are really going to come in the form of cool air. 30's may be 20s. we will talk about that a little later but first we are going to go over to mark. good morning. >> thank you and me. the air is still a backup at the bay bridge this morning. the metering lights are still on but the morning commute is starting to relax a bit.
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this time of sale bridge the traffic is on the slow hand side. it is move moving through the toll plaza but a little slower as a major way towards the high-rise. the golden gate bridge traffic is moving at the speed limit in marin county. president obama up offering condolences and comfort during a memorial service in newtown. he commemorated this-that did not flinch when danger ride in the halls of sandy hook elementary. >> they reassured the students by saying wait for the good guys, they are coming. show me your smile. >> press the obama also read
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aloud the names of those killed inside the school. this type president obama added he would use the power of the presidency to make changes to burnett more tragedies like what happened on friday. >> public divorce paperwork have just been released by the officials of showing that the mother of the connecticut school shooter adam lanza have the authority to move make all decisions regarding his of breaking. the divorce was finalized in september 2009 when he was 17. the divorce agreement gave nancy lanza $265,000 and alamo talabani last year. the paper is made no mention of any mental- health illness regarding adam lanza. >> following pictures out of new york were michael byrd is expected to make an announcement regarding the gun violence. -- mayor michael bloomberg
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we will bring you the conference live as it happens. >> we will continue the team coverage in the wake of the conn shooting. we will be right back.
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>> we are back following a couple live events we are expecting to begin in a couple of minutes. first out of conn we are looking for police to give us another update on the investigation on friday's mass shooting at the elementary school. we are also falling to out of new york this morning. -- following mayor michael bloomberg is expected to talk about gun violence. and weather are
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not there should be restrictions on fully automatic assault rifles. we will bring you those events live as they happen. >> as we continue to follow that we also are following this generals which began today for the victims. the first funeral is a first grader at jack pinto. he was killed on friday and his family said that his first love was football. his idol was the new york giants star and victor cruz. yesterday cruz himself spoke with a heavy heart. >> that has a plan and things are unfortunate. things cannot always go as planned. they seem like a strong family pell. i spoke with the older brother. i
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would do everything i can to honor them. >> he did and wrote jackson name and my hero on his cleats and gloves. he was told by at jack's parents that they were considering bearing him and a no. 80 jersey. he said after the game he hope to visit the family this week even if it was just for an hour. he plans to bring the issues and the gloves that he wore during the game. >> we will be back as a kron4 morning as continuous.
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really crazy out there. adding further south 2580 that we are still looking at some light rain. added to the south bay at as low widespread. the yellow is more of a moderate sell.cell. we may see some straight showers this afternoon but otherwise clouds and sun and the bay area today. tonight and tomorrow colder air will move into the area. we are looking at maybe frost or freeze what is potentially been posted for the inland valley. that is what the national weather service is sort of toying with but not quite ready to pull the trigger just yet. mid-50s pretty much everywhere you
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look. temperature wise not too bad but this is where the cold air as. the cold front will come through by tomorrow night it will be cold i'm talking 20s, 30s. it will be buried chilly couple of mornings here -- very chilly. >> we are going live to the press conference. >> that afternoon ladies and gentlemen, sorry for being tardy we were in a meeting. just the you know we have had inquiries about the trucks that have arrived at the elementary school. there are moving trucks, moving vans. we will maintain the security of that facility indefinitely. in doing so, we will allow the school system to move the furniture to the next location. the
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building will be utilized to continue the education for the children k 34. that information is coming from the board of education in the schools superintendent on there website. we are still guarding and will continue to guard both scenes as crime scenes as we indicated this morning. that will go on indefinitely. regarding funeral services, they are being planned and publicize would be funeral homes. a couple of things we want to restate. and the familpolice departments are lending assistance to each funeral service. so that it goes on skates. -- on this gavthe families ask that you
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please and i am using the word pleading considered their privacy as they're going through this time. >> i can take a couple of questions and see if we can clear up any thing. i'm going to speak a little bit about our future get together. >> (inaudible) >> there were to threats of violence that simply say they came into separate phone calls against the same facility which was the catholic church in town. two telephone calls were received. again, as i stated
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before those are criminal acts. they will be thoroughly and completely investigated. the follow-up will be done by state and federal authorities. >> (inaudible) >> certainly, and i can't even begin to speculate. we simply do not have that information to provide to you. i have stated numerous times we are definitely peeling the onion back layer by layer. we'll have all the information. believe me when i tell you we have a team doing just that. we are working with the atf and several other authorities to make sure that no stone is left unturned. >> (inaudible)
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>> i did not indicate what evidence was seized at any location. i do not know where that information came from. we seized significant residence at the residence. we are analyzing and will continue to analyze everything we had. it is a science. it will take time to do that. we do not discuss evidence, its content or details. >> there were people who were shot and survived? >> there were two people who were wounded in did survive. they were adults. they were wounded in the lower extremities but i cannot tell you the location and the school. i do not know. >> (inaudible)
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>> we do not have the specific location of the survivors or the students or the faculty or the staff. i don't have that i'm sorry. we do not identify witnesses. >> (inaudible) >> good question but i can only tell you we received evidence if there is computer evidence, if there is any type of electronic evidence or data what big we will take care of it. >> their word to lockdowns
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and surrounding communities >> (inaudible >> i cannot tell you that because i do not know. the weapon from the day it was built until the day we receive it, we will look at every aspect of it from stem to stern. everything to do with all the weapons. >> (inaudible) >> the answers are 44 victims of being family is the people of connecticut that need to know and see what exactly happened here. as i said many times there are many people including first responders and residents and people write in this audience that have broken hearts over this. we
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are going to do everything that it takes to ensure that we uncover every bit of evidence, that we examine every facet of it. we conducted interviews with everyone to figure out exactly why and how this tragedy occurred. (inaudible) them what you are listening to a police conference or the head of polic >> we have been listening to a news conference with the police officers would be school shooting and a new
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town conn. we will be back in just a moment.
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>> don't forget after the kron4 morning is this morning you can watch dr. phil at 10:00 and 4:00 here on kron4. >> a final check on your
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seven day weather forecast, showers on and off today. more rain tomorrow and a bit on the windy side. finally a break on wednesday before more rain moves and on thursday friday and more rain for the weekend. uncle! >> no such luck. ♪
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